artificial intelligence

Samsung’s latest venture fund is looking for the next big way to build AI

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Samsung’s latest venture fund is looking for the next big way to build AI
Silicon Valley is glutted with everything that the most popular form of modern AI, called deep learning, needs to be successful: massive stockpiles of private user data and a battery of high-powered servers. The next wave of AI, however, may look quite different. A number of startups are now thinking about ways to minimize the Read More

Google reportedly pitched the Pentagon a “Google-earth-like” AI surveillance tool

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Google reportedly pitched the Pentagon a “Google-earth-like” AI surveillance tool
Google will not renew its controversial Maven contract with the US Defense Department, Gizmodo reports, meaning that the company will no longer develop the AI tools for the Pentagon past next year. Emails from Google managers obtained by Gizmodo show that the project was intended to be more wide-reaching than Google originally indicated. The company Read More

China is luring Indian tech firms with market access and free rent

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on China is luring Indian tech firms with market access and free rent
India’s trying to find ways to get into China’s $144 billion IT market. On May 27, an IT corridor was established between India and China to give Indian businesses a gateway into the neighbouring country’s thriving software market. NASSCOM, the Indian IT industry’s trade group, established a Sino-Indian Digital Collaborative Opportunities Plaza (SIDCOP) in the Read More

Forget the Turing Test—give AI the F. Scott Fitzgerald Test instead

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Forget the Turing Test—give AI the F. Scott Fitzgerald Test instead
Scott Fitzgerald pinned human intelligence on its tolerance of paradox. But what kind of artificial intelligence could pass his test? In his 1936 essay “The Crack-Up,” Fitzgerald writes that “the test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability Read More

PR: How Ubex Uses Blockchain to Disrupt the Advertising Market

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on PR: How Ubex Uses Blockchain to Disrupt the Advertising Market
This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Cupertino, CA – Ubex is looking to drastically change the Read More

What Apple is getting by poaching Google’s top AI executive

5 months ago admin2 Comments Off on What Apple is getting by poaching Google’s top AI executive
Apple has poached Google’s head of artificial intelligence, John Giannandrea, in its effort to keep up with the deluge of AI products being launched by competitors like Google and Amazon. Giannandrea, a 53-year-old Scot, will lead all of AI for the company and report directly to CEO Tim Cook. Unusually, Apple is playing catch-up against Read More

New Partnership Seeks To Create Blockchain-Based Healthcare Data Marketplace

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on New Partnership Seeks To Create Blockchain-Based Healthcare Data Marketplace
Image: Panchenko Vladimir, Shutterstock.com A new partnership unveiled last week between Neuromation and Longenesis will seek to use blockchain technology and artificial intelligence (AI) to build a global marketplace for healthcare data. Alex Zhavoronkov, PhD, CSO of Longenesis, a healthcare AI company headquartered in Hong Kong, said the collaboration with Neuromation will be two-fold. “First, Read More

In five years, one in 10 jobs in India will disappear

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on In five years, one in 10 jobs in India will disappear
By 2022, nearly one in 10 workers in India would be employed in jobs that do not even exist today. A combination of globalisation, demographic changes, and new-age technologies will change the face of Indian industries, a December report (pdf) by management consulting firm Ernst & Young (EY) said. Even jobs that are around today Read More

Please don’t use AI to write Christmas carols

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Please don’t use AI to write Christmas carols
Christmas carol songwriters should be relieved to hear that they can keep their jobs for a little while longer. It turns out that artificial intelligence hasn’t quite mastered the art of their job. In a Dec. 21 entry on her personal AI blog, Janelle Shane, a research scientist in industry and machine-learning hobbyist in her Read More

Flipkart just figured out a way to one-up Amazon: AI and a decade of data

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Flipkart just figured out a way to one-up Amazon: AI and a decade of data
India’s largest homegrown e-commerce giant, Flipkart, is making a big push for artificial intelligence (AI). A new unit, AI For India, will use AI technologies to mine the consumer data that Flipkart has gathered over the last decade to strengthen its business offerings, a company blog post said on Dec. 21. Flipkart will invest “hundreds Read More